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Southfield wallops Wildcats

SOUTHFIELD Sometimes you just forget about a game and move on. The Oxford Wildcats learned that lesson last week when nothing went right and Southfield turned six turnovers into points en route to a 49-7 rout....more >>
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Wolves clinch playoff spot

Junior running back Quinn Montgomery held onto the football as Pontiac's defensive line ran towards him. He kept going until he finished his 9-yard run in the endzone for a touchdown with 3:12 left in the Wolves' Homecoming game last Friday....more >>

Equestrian team wins 11th straight district title

By Liz Shepard Special to the Leader The Oxford High School Equestrian Team is making district championships a tradition. The Wildcats easily rode away with the title for the 11th straight year after winning all three district meets handily....more >>
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Athlete of The Week

Making history

Eight-year-old Ava Hernandez grabbed the handoff from Josh Buchmann and she ran a few yards into the endzone to score her first touchdown, Sept. 22. "I got down and blasted through the hole," she smiled....more >>

Dragons power past rough season beginning

The Boys Varsity Soccer team had a slow start this year, but if their game against Avondale was any indicator, they're up to full speed and ready for the playoffs. The Dragons swatted the Yellow Jackets last Thursday in a 2-0 victory....more >>

Lady golfers win first-ever OC championship

PONTIAC The Oxford girls' varsity golf team did what no other Wildcat girls' golf team has ever done win an Oakland County golf championship. The Lady Cats won the Division II Oakland County golf title by one stroke over Lahser High School last week....more >>
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Racers outpace opponents on 5K

Runners kept their pace and kept out their competition during the Hanson's Invitational last Saturday to aid their teams to take second place. The Lady Wolves split the team to take second in two varsity races....more >>
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Dragons win another homecoming

Dragon Football Head Coach Chris Bell likes the fact that his football team hadn't "lost a homecoming game in over 20 years." Homecoming this season was no different as the Dragons extended their winning streak and record to 6-0 with a 42-7 win over Rochester....more >>
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Spikers rollercoaster ride continues with tourney win, Troy loss

The Oxford volleyball team has had a rollercoaster ride this season, sometimes looking like a great team and then other times not having the killer instinct to put teams away....more >>

Lady Wolves unravel Raiders in league battle

It wasn't the beginning of the game against North Farmington last Thursday that mattered - it was the ending. The Clarkston Varsity Volleyball team recovered from their first 25-21 loss to the Lady Raiders with a fight in them....more >>
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Lady Dragons show their power

The annual powder puff game went off without a hitch once again on Sept. 27. In the end the seniors stood victorious over the juniors with a score of 14-7. Here, senior Taylor Kolodziej, left, evades junior Abbie Schlitt as senior Olivia Alspach attempts to block for her....more >>

Kickers rally to topple three opponents in one week

Senior Gary Bigger led the Kickers this week as he scored four goals in their three wins. "He had a great week," said Clarkston Boys Varsity Soccer Coach Chuck Lawhorn. Bigger, along with teammates, Ben Snider and Alex Trim scored one goal each in their 3-0 win against Lahser last Thursday....more >>
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1886: Paul Tillich, theologian and philosopher who wrote Systematic Theology.
1890: H.P. Lovecraft, author of horror tales.
1905: Jack Teagarden, jazz trombonist.
1944: Rajiv Gandhi, Prime Minster of India.
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in history
1794: American General Mad Anthony Wayne defeats the Ohio Indians at the Battle of Fallen Timbers in the Northwest territory, ending Indian resistance in the area.
1847: General Winfield Scott wins the battle of Churubusco on his drive to Mexico City.
1904: Dublin's Abbey Theatre is founded, an outgrowth of the Irish Literary Theatre founded in 1899 by William Butler Yeats and Lady Gregory.
1908: The American Great White Fleet arrives in Sydney, Australia, to a warm welcome.
1913: 700 feet above Buc, France, parachutist Adolphe Pegond becomes the first person to jump from an airplane and land safely.